Category Archives: Guest blog

An insider view from Volo – 2018 cohort

A guest post from Lotis Bautista Co-founder and Chief Community Officer, Volo Group Mid-way through April we were ecstatic to find ourselves as one of five companies to win a place on the Jisc Edtech Startup Programme. Fast-forward to the start of the programme in May and it has already proven itself to be a … Read more

A new guest blog – Atif Mahmood from Lumici

Today we hear from Atif Mahmood, Founder and CEO of Lumici, and a recent graduate of the latest Jisc/Emerge start-up programme.  Lumici is an online collaborative lesson planning platform enabling teachers to use and modify existing lesson templates from other teachers. Just like Google has solved collaborative working in the enterprise, Lumici is solving it for lesson … Read more

Jisc/Emerge Start-ups Programme Pitch Day

Introducing Michael Murdoch of The House, a key contributor to the Jisc/Emerge start-ups programme with a guest blog:   By Michael Murdoch, CEO of The House – www.thehouselondon.com The Panel: Emerge: Nic Newman The House: Michael Murdoch Jisc:  Paul Feldman, Jon Tucker, Phil Richards & Pete Scott The Startups: Aula is a communication platform dedicated … Read more

Introducing Edtech Launchpad

  Edtech Launchpad is about supporting students, start-ups and companies to develop new edtech ideas.  Its split into three parts: Student ideas competition open to all UK students 16+, judged in categories schools, colleges, universities – Summer 2018 – register your interest now. Follow the conversation on Twitter using #studentideas Running for the fourth time our start-ups competition open to … Read more

Accelerating with Jisc

Welcome to our Edtech Launchpad blog.  We will use this blog to share participant journeys and programme updates. Our first post is a guest blog from one of our 2017 edtech start-up accelerator cohort,  which has been running Jun – Nov 17.   Martin Campbell from Hubbub talks about his experience: Over the past six months, I’ve … Read more